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As has been already said, this is a "collating order" issue. The range a-z may contain upper case letters in some locales: aAbBcC[...]xXyYzZ | | from a to z The correct solution since bash 4.3 is to set the option globasciiranges: shopt -s globasciiranges to make bash act as if LC_COLLATE=C has been set in globing ...


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sudo locale-gen --purge --no-archive See the Linux Mint forum for more info.


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The VC is the virtual console which is also known as a virtual terminal VT. It is the full screen tty you might see before X11 launches. It has its own keymap architecture but systemd has merged the setting of X11 and VT keymaps into one command "for convenience". See commands like chvt, openvt, loadkeys and man 4 console.


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Unix systems don't really have a “system language”. Unix is a multiuser system and each user is free to pick their preferred language. The closest thing to a system language is the default language that users get if they don't configure their account. The location of that setting varies from distribution to distribution; it's picked up at some point during ...


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What your terminal is doing The "rectangles with the numbers in [them]" are the way that your terminal emulator is displaying a terminal control sequence to you, because it doesn't recognize that sequence. Specifically: There is an ECMA-48 control character (in the C1 group, for the technical) named Operating System Command, abbreviated OSC. It has the ...


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Fixed! I just copy the response of running locale as root to /etc/default/locale and everything works like a charm now!



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